Stretford  - Surnames starting with the letter A. 

Frank Ashcroft

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:57th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial (Dud Corner Cemetery)
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1892 in the Salford R.D. - ref: 8d/53, the
son of Wilson Henry & Sarah Ann Ashcroft (nee Bartington).

1901 Census - Claremont, Carrington Road, Flixton.   Son - aged: 9 - born:
Broughton, Salford.   Head of household - Wilson H. Ashcroft - Married -
aged: 55 - occ: Plumber - born: Pendleton, Manchester.  Also - Sarah A.
Ashcroft - Wife - aged: 55 - born: Salford.  Plus 2 elder brothers.

1911 Census - Westwood, Western Road, Flixton.   Son - aged: 19 - occ:
Clerk - born: Manchester.   Head of household - Wilson H. Ashcroft -
Married - aged: 65 - occ: Plumber & Glazier - born: Manchester.  Also -
Sarah Ann Ashcroft - Wife - aged: 65 - born: Manchester.  Plus 3 elder

Married Jessie Firth during the December quarter 1915 in the Stockport R.D.
- ref: 8a/94.  Post War Jessie resided at 12 Bankfield Avenue, Didsbury
Road, Stockport.

Formerly 0/9278 Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

Listed as a Private on St. Michael's Memorial.

Not certain, but this could be the F. Ashcroft listed on the Christ Church
Memorial, Patricroft.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
St. Michael's (Flixton)
Christ Church (Patricroft)
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